C. S. Lewis Quote
With my mother's death all settled happiness, all that was tranquil and reliable, disappeared from my life. There was to be much fun, many pleasures, many stabs of Joy; but no more of the old security. It was sea and islands now; the great continent had sunk like Atlantis.
Boxen: the imaginary world of the young C.S. Lewis (ed. HarperCollins, 1985)